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Re: [Linux-cluster] Re: GFS, what's remaining



On Sat, Sep 03, 2005 at 09:46:53PM -0700, Andrew Morton wrote:
> Actually I think it's rather sick.  Taking O_NONBLOCK and making it a
> lock-manager trylock because they're kinda-sorta-similar-sounding?  Spare
> me.  O_NONBLOCK means "open this file in nonblocking mode", not "attempt to
> acquire a clustered filesystem lock".  Not even close.
What would be an acceptable replacement? I admit that O_NONBLOCK -> trylock
is a bit unfortunate, but really it just needs a bit to express that -
nobody over here cares what it's called.
	--Mark

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Mark Fasheh
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